Bethany Information

Bethany Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Bethany, IL

General Bethany Information

State: Illinois

County: Moultrie County

Close cities: Hammond, IL, Sullivan, IL, Mount Zion, IL, Long Creek, IL, Lovington, IL, La Place, IL, Findlay, IL, Dalton City, IL, Windsor, IL

Bethany Population (census data)
Total 1,228 (-4.6% since 2000)
Male 601 (48.9%)
Female 627 (51.1%)

Population Density: 1,263 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 73.0 (US Avg is 100)

Bethany Elevation: 661 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1877

Land Area: 0.97 square miles

Median Household Income: $43,925

Zip Codes: 61914.

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Bethany Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (23.1%)
  • United States (17.9%)
  • English (12.0%)
  • Irish (12.0%)
  • French (3.1%)
  • Italian (2.5%)

Local Bethany Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Eastern Illinois University, University of Illinois

Bethany School Information

High Schools
Okaw Valley High School (P. O. Box 249, Bethany, IL, 61914 - Okaw Valley Community Unit School District 302 District)
Elementary Schools
Okaw Valley Elementary School (P. O. Box 98, Bethany, IL, 61914 - Okaw Valley Community Unit School District 302 District)

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